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Daniel 's Comment
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That'd a pretty nice straight run across the Country. You will love the rolling hills of PA on 70/76E.

I drive this weekly. New Stanton to Bedford keeps one awake when being passed by another truck.

The worse part now I think is the construction on I-70 from Smithton until where I-70 joins in with I-76. Westbound worse than Eastbound. A 45 zone that many a truck does 70 through there.

Daniel 's Comment
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There was a rollover Thursday afternoon eastbound 76/70 at MP 122 down the hill after the Allegheny tunnel. Traffic backed up to Somerset. Luckily for me I was heading west.

It's 55 down that hill. Not a super steep grade but very curvy.

Jammer a's Comment
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Thanks for the heads up y’all definitely be on my toes appreciate y’all

There was a rollover Thursday afternoon eastbound 76/70 at MP 122 down the hill after the Allegheny tunnel. Traffic backed up to Somerset. Luckily for me I was heading west.

It's 55 down that hill. Not a super steep grade but very curvy.

Jammer a's Comment
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Hey, Jammer. I just finished a load from Yuma to Pittston, PA. Had one last week from Yuma to Chesterfield, NH too. Not sure what route your company will take you. We went East to Phoenix then North to Flagstaff then East on 40. No snow in Flagstaff or Western NM luckily. It does get breezy in the TX panhandle and OK. All the wind turbines around Amarillo are evidence of that. From what I've seen, no other area in the country has so many of them grouped together. Pretty cool site at night when their red lights blink in unison. If you smoke, stock up in MO. Very cheap there! Enjoy your trip, and stay safe!

Anne A. (momcat)'s Comment
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Hey, Jammer. I just finished a load from Yuma to Pittston, PA. Had one last week from Yuma to Chesterfield, NH too. Not sure what route your company will take you. We went East to Phoenix then North to Flagstaff then East on 40. No snow in Flagstaff or Western NM luckily. It does get breezy in the TX panhandle and OK. All the wind turbines around Amarillo are evidence of that. From what I've seen, no other area in the country has so many of them grouped together. Pretty cool site at night when their red lights blink in unison. If you smoke, stock up in MO. Very cheap there! Enjoy your trip, and stay safe!

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Speaking of Lasik .. guess I need some, too?!?!? Can't see the 'disappearing ink,' Jammer~!!

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SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Jammer a's Comment
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Still can’t post a dang pic I totally need training on it lol

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Hey, Jammer. I just finished a load from Yuma to Pittston, PA. Had one last week from Yuma to Chesterfield, NH too. Not sure what route your company will take you. We went East to Phoenix then North to Flagstaff then East on 40. No snow in Flagstaff or Western NM luckily. It does get breezy in the TX panhandle and OK. All the wind turbines around Amarillo are evidence of that. From what I've seen, no other area in the country has so many of them grouped together. Pretty cool site at night when their red lights blink in unison. If you smoke, stock up in MO. Very cheap there! Enjoy your trip, and stay safe!

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Speaking of Lasik .. guess I need some, too?!?!? Can't see the 'disappearing ink,' Jammer~!!

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SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Anne A. (momcat)'s Comment
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Still can’t post a dang pic I totally need training on it lol

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Hey, Jammer. I just finished a load from Yuma to Pittston, PA. Had one last week from Yuma to Chesterfield, NH too. Not sure what route your company will take you. We went East to Phoenix then North to Flagstaff then East on 40. No snow in Flagstaff or Western NM luckily. It does get breezy in the TX panhandle and OK. All the wind turbines around Amarillo are evidence of that. From what I've seen, no other area in the country has so many of them grouped together. Pretty cool site at night when their red lights blink in unison. If you smoke, stock up in MO. Very cheap there! Enjoy your trip, and stay safe!

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Speaking of Lasik .. guess I need some, too?!?!? Can't see the 'disappearing ink,' Jammer~!!

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PackRat taught me.. again.. lets try: First of all, the photo NEEDS to be in a library somewhere on your phone/pc. You can't drag & drop, but when it comes to asking for photo ... click there, and your library will come up... find the pic you want, then click open. It will show up the box, and ask you for a 'description.' For instance, put NC for something from North Carolina ...not important; won't alter YOUR SAVED NAME in your cloud/cache/library.

Main thing, is FIND THE PHOTO on your phone or PC/laptop, click that, and hit OPEN in your cloud/pc/phone etc.. you open YOUR photo.. THE REST IS EASY. i'VE LEARNED! Can not drag & drop.. sorry.

GO TO BOTTOM RIGHT!!

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Jammer a's Comment
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Shut down in perry Oklahoma last night gotta do some laundry and stuff then I’m back on the road y’all

RealDiehl's Comment
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I guess you are being routed North on 35 to 70???

Since you have been kind enough to update your progress during your long solo trip across the country, I find it surprising to see how long it takes. I have been teaming with my students for over a year and the miles feel like they fly by in no time. Especially when you consider that while sleeping the truck will have moved 600 miles.

For example, If I start one shift in Oklahoma City (and eat up 600 miles during my shift), I'd be in PA by the time it was my turn to drive again.

It really puts things into proper perspective following your progress.

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Operating While Intoxicated

Jammer a's Comment
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Yeah it’s just me I won’t be there to weds at 2am is my time

I guess you are being routed North on 35 to 70???

Since you have been kind enough to update your progress during your long solo trip across the country, I find it surprising to see how long it takes. I have been teaming with my students for over a year and the miles feel like they fly by in no time. Especially when you consider that while sleeping the truck will have moved 600 miles.

For example, If I start one shift in Oklahoma City (and eat up 600 miles during my shift), I'd be in PA by the time it was my turn to drive again.

It really puts things into proper perspective following your progress.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

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